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09-15-2015, 11:46 AM
Joined: Sep 2015
Location: Germany
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Originally Posted by andysmash View Post
Are you sure you played Disco Zoo? Disco Zoo is not an idle game. It is a puzzle game. Comparing them isn't really fair.
There are Idle Elemnts in the Game. You have a Coin Production/s which every Idle Game have. And you have to wait often and be Idle to have enough Money to do Rescues and to increase your Idle (Coins) Production with more Animals. So it is indeed an Idle and Puzzle game in one.
09-15-2015, 11:52 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
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Originally Posted by Ultimatix View Post
There are Idle Elemnts in the Game. You have a Coin Production/s which every Idle Game have. And you have to wait often and be Idle to have enough Money to do Rescues and to increase your Idle (Coins) Production with more Animals. So it is indeed an Idle and Puzzle game in one.
By that logic, Dragon Age: Inquisition (Inquisitor missions that take real time), Crossy Road (get rewards every X minutes of play) and DOTA (spell cooldowns) are idle games.
09-15-2015, 11:55 AM
Joined: Sep 2015
Location: Germany
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Originally Posted by andysmash View Post
By that logic, Dragon Age: Inquisition (Inquisitor missions that take real time), Crossy Road (get rewards every X minutes of play) and DOTA (spell cooldowns) are idle games.
Nope they are not. Because you don't need to wait for the Rewards in Crossy Roads you can just keep playing, and you don't need to wait for the Spell Cooldowns in DOTA to keep playing. In Disco Zoo you MUST wait for the Coins to come in to play the Animal Puzzles
09-15-2015, 12:49 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
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Originally Posted by Ultimatix View Post
Nope they are not. Because you don't need to wait for the Rewards in Crossy Roads you can just keep playing, and you don't need to wait for the Spell Cooldowns in DOTA to keep playing. In Disco Zoo you MUST wait for the Coins to come in to play the Animal Puzzles
And by that logic, any game with an energy mechanic is an idle game because when you run out of energy, you have to wait for more so you can play again.

It isn't an idle game. It has a mechanic that requires you to wait a small amount of time before doing something. That's not idle. That's a actually a clever energy mechanic.
11-26-2015, 03:50 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 538
This game is addictive! There any update planned? The last one was over one year ago!